Police charge two men after pursuit 24 May

Two men have been charged following a high-speed pursuit through Melbourne’s southeast on Friday 20 May.

It is alleged the men were driving a vehicle with false plates, before evading police in Narre Warren about 1am.

The Air Wing followed the car through a number of suburbs including Narre Warren, Cranbourne and Tooradin.

At one stage the vehicle was allegedly detected travelling at 150km/h in a 100km/h zone.

The vehicle then came to a stop in Athlone around 2am, where the male driver and male passenger got out of the vehicle and were arrested at the scene.

A 21-year-old Pakenham man has been charged with driving dangerously whilst being pursued, driving at dangerous speed, two counts of failure to stop, driving whilst disqualified, driving an unregistered vehicle, possession of a controlled weapon and being equipped to steal.

He will appear at Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on 6 June 2021.

A 31-year-old Long Gully man was charged with theft and discharge missile.

He’s been bailed and will appear at Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on 4 October 2021.

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